What Happened on April 9, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 81st Masters Golf Tournament: Spanaird Sergio Garcia wins his 1st major after beating Justin Rose in a playoff
  • Suicide car bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia kills at least 17, Al-Shabaab group claim responsibility
  • Twitter footage of passenger forcibly removed from United Airlines flight in Chicago after flight overbooked causes outrage
  • Two Egyptian coptic churches in Tanta and Alexandria attacked by suicide bombers leaving at least 44 dead

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Hansen, American actor (General Hospital, The War of the Roses), dies at 95